Silk panel

Chinese
Qing dynasty
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 61 cm (11 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

17.608

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of silk slit tapestry (possibly used for furnishing fabric) of light brown silk with design of stylized mountain and waves pattern at the bottom; above which are two phoenix, peonies and other flowers; in the upper part of the panel are scattered sprays and flowers. The design is woven with blue, green, white and woven with blue, green, white, and yellow silk, and a little gold thread.

Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, March 6, 1911. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection